Meditation Sits

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Wednesday morning meditation

The Garrison Institute hosts a weekly sitting meditation for both Garrison staff and the public. These are held on most Wednesdays from 8:30 to 9:15 am. Please meet in the lobby where a person will direct you to the location of meditation, or a sign will direct you, if you are late. The meditation sessions are led by Garrison staff and feature an inspirational reading and at 9:15 tea and reflections on the reading. Meditation instruction can be scheduled at this time as well. Both those with experience as well as beginners are most welcome. To get on our Eblast updates on meditation or for inquiries, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .



Calendar of Events

Retreats and gatherings at the Garrison Institute provide resources for personal growth, professional convening and deepening engagement with the world.

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Upcoming Events

  • Compassion & Wisdom: The Twin Pillars of Buddhism: A Trungram Gyaltrul Rinpoche Retreat
    Wednesday, Apr 29 – Sunday, May 3
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    Open to the public
    This life-changing retreat spans important lessons in how to let go of painful attachments and develop your innate compassion, with a special focus on the physical and psychological preparation necessary for meditation—and how to deal with obstacles to successful meditation.
  • Toko Kyudojo: Introduction to Practicing Kyudo & Working with the Breath - Annual Program with Don Symanski
    Wednesday, Apr 29 – Sunday, May 3
    Open to the public
    There are two Toko Kyudojo programs taking place from 4/29-5/3. One is an introduction to practicing Kyudo and the other is a more advanced course for working with the breath. Breath may be the most powerful tool for meditation practice. This program will explore how to work with breath and integrate it into the Kyudo, Way of the Bow (Japanese Meditation Archery).
  • International Jewish Artist Retreat
    Sunday, May 3 – Wednesday, May 6
    By invitation
    Asylum Arts: International Jewish Artist Retreat includes professional development workshops, Jewish learning, and the opportunity to share and discuss the artists' work. The professional development workshops are both peer-led and led by art professionals, and there is unstructured time to explore new creative ideas, spend time in the outdoors, and engage with other artists.

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